Broccoli Cheese Quinoa Bites

from http://www.closetcooking.com/2014/04/broccoli-and-cheddar-quinoa-bites.html
from http://www.closetcooking.com/2014/04/broccoli-and-cheddar-quinoa-bites.html

Broccoli and Cheddar Quinoa Bites
I wish I could take credit for this recipe, but I totally found it at closetcooking.com

However, I have made it. It is delicious and I wanted to share with you!

 

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 24
ingredients

2/3 cup quinoa, rinsed
1 cup water
2 cups broccoli, chopped
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon grainy mustard
salt, pepper and cayenne to taste

directions

Bring the quinoa and water to a boil, reduce the heat, simmer until tender and the water has been absorbed, about 15 minutes and let cool.
Mix everything, spoon into mini muffin pans and bake in a preheated 350F/180C oven until lightly golden brown on top, about 15-20 minutes.
Option: Add 1 cup finely diced ham.
Option: Add 1 cup rinsed white beans.
Nutrition Facts: Calories 70, Fat 4g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 27mg, Sodium 84mg, Carbs 3g (Fiber 0.5g, Sugars 0.2g), Protein 4g